Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Inspire Me Tuesday

Happy Tuesday and welcome to Inspire Me Tuesday with the My Creative Time Design Team. My inspiration today comes from a fun youtube video by Ken and Terry from Spellbinders for their Try It Tuesday. I was inspired to try using a watercolor technique and really had fun with it, as you may have seen on two previous projects of mine.

Today's card was super simple. I only used three colors, plus black for my stamping. For the water color background I used Tim Holtz Distress Stains, Forest Moss and Peeled Paint; and for the dragonflies, Chipped Sapphire.






I hope you'll be inspired to join us for this fun feature. Inspiration can come from anything, anywhere, at any time. Just be open to it and you'll always have ideas for creating something new! ♥

Product List:
My Creative Time, Chocolate Greetings sentiment
Technique Tuesday, Growing Wild images
Tim Holtz Distress Stains and inks
Strathmore watercolor paper

10 comments:

  1. WOW are you ever a talented painter. you scene is sarene and peaceful I just want to take my Kuppa Kuppa Keurig down by there and sit on a little bench and watch the swans in the water....oh wait I'm here and need to finish. You are quite the artist and I love so love what you created a masterpiece. WOW!!

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  2. Absolutely beautiful, Shar!!! I just love this!!!

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  3. Shar ~ GORGEOUS! I LOVE how comforting this card is ~ so peaceful! Its so CAS but yet says so much! BEAUTIFULLY done as always!

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  4. So very warm and inviting.....would love to relax in the scene you created. Love the neutral and green colors.....wonderful technique, too.

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  5. So very pretty and calming. Great idea to simply water color and stamp. Wonderful card! Amy made a Hibiscus using the Stitched Flower Petal Dies today!
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  6. Cute card, Shar! I like how you did the stains...looks great!

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  7. What a gorgeous card Shar! LOVE the CAS design!!!

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  8. WOW GREAT looking card Shar, AWESOME job with it!!!:)

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  9. Your card is beautiful! So, I watched the Try It video, I have never seen those two before. I loved their simple yet clever ideas for using watercolors and making special backgrounds. I am so excited... I can use these ideas at school. We have very limited time for teaching art these days. I have tried using some watercolor paints in the past like the wax resist on our Halloween pictures. But I love the idea for making backgrounds for cards or silhouettes. Thanks for sharing the ideas! I am inspired!
    Vicki E.

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Thanks for stopping by the studio. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments or email me directly. :) ♥ ~Shar

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